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Mechanical Engineering Technology A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science
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A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem solving, and oral and written communications. Graduates of the curriculum will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology.  Engineering technicians may obtain professional certification by application to organizations such as ASQC, SME, and NICET.


Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, ATR, COE, DFT, EGR, ELC, HYD, ISC, MAT, MEC, PHY, PLA

Second Semester (Spring)

Third Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Social/Behavior Science Elective 3

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
ATR 212 Industrial Robots 3
DFT 151 CAD I 3
DFT 154 Introduction to Solid Modeling 3
MEC 155 Env Benign Manufacturing 3
MEC 260 Fundamentals of Machine Design 3
Semester Notes
  • ENG 111 may be substituted for ENG 110
  • MAT 171/171A or MAT 175 may be substituted for MAT 121
  • MAC 111 may be substituted for MEC 111
  • PHY 151 may be substituted for PHY 131
  • COM 120 or ENG 114 may be substituted for COM 231
  • DFT 170 may be substituted for DFT 151

ENG 111, MAT 171/171A, PHY 151 and DFT 170 are recommended courses for students seeking transfer for bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology.

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